COOKING VIDEO: Vegetarian Italian Sausage

  Since this week’s Top Pick is the Veggie Patch vegetarian line, our weekly video recipe follows suit. These delicious vegetarian sausages are billed as vegetarian in the video, but they’re actually vegan—no animal-based ingredients are used. Even the special flavoring, Bill’s Best Chik’Nish Seasoning, is vegan. The meatless sausages are made with a base… Continue reading “COOKING VIDEO: Vegetarian Italian Sausage”

COOKING VIDEO: Healthy Chips And Dip

  As a nation, we love crunchy snacks and creamy dips. As calorie counters, we don’t. In this video, chef Curtis Stone shows how easy it is to make your own lowfat baked chips (commercial chips can have 30% fat) and lowfat, low-calorie dips. They taste good and keep you looking good (Chef Stone looks… Continue reading “COOKING VIDEO: Healthy Chips And Dip”

COOKING VIDEO: Easy Homemade Pasta Sauce

  Frankly, we’re surprised by the number of people we meet who cook at home, yet have never made pasta sauce from scratch. A basic pasta sauce couldn’t be easier. All you need is a lidded sauce pan and a wooden or silicone spoon. The ingredients are found in the kitchen of every person who… Continue reading “COOKING VIDEO: Easy Homemade Pasta Sauce”

COOKING VIDEO: How To Cook A Steak On The Stove

  If your steaks don’t taste as good as restaurant steaks, it could be the quality of the meat. Or it could be your cooking technique. Restaurant chefs start with searing the seasoned steak in a cast-iron skillet or grill pan. Sometimes they finish cooking the meat in the oven. In this demonstration, the seared… Continue reading “COOKING VIDEO: How To Cook A Steak On The Stove”

COOKING VIDEO: Asparagus In The Microwave

  Don’t let asparagus season pass you by! The delicious vegetable is in season for only another month or so. Watch Alton Brown demonstrate how easy it is to steam asparagus in the microwave. (In the video, is he hanging upside down, or is that trick photography?) Steamed fresh asparagus don’t even need butter: A… Continue reading “COOKING VIDEO: Asparagus In The Microwave”